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  November 2017
volume 14 number 2
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  Gary Beck
  Jack G. Bowman
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  JR Campbell
  Adrian Ernesto Cepeda
  Darren C Demaree
  Amitabh Vikram Dwivedi
  Raymond Fenech
  Gerda Govine Ituarte
  Grant Guy
  Hedy Habra
  Danielle Harper
  JD Hart
  Tom Irish
  Kait Jensen
  Michael Lee Johnson
  Elisabeth Khan
  Ron Lucas
  Suzanne O'Connell
  Scott Thomas Outlar
  E. Martin Pedersen
  John D Robinson
  Miriam Sagan
  Rishan Singh
  Spencer Smith
  Ann Christine Tabaka
  Viola Weinberg
  Cade Williams
  Terry Wolverton
  Bill Yarrow
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Ron Lucas
November 2017



photo by fran├žois biajoux

    Ron Lucas is an autodidactic, former factory and warehouse laborer. His poetry has appeared, off and on, in various publications for decades. His first collection, entitled The Mother Goose Market, was published on April 1st, 2017.




We are not so different,
you and I.

When you are sitting
in the church house,
on a Sunday morning,
with the brethren,

I will be lying in
the hotel room,
on a Sunday morning,
with the heathens.

but we will both
be drinking
the blood
of your Lord

and Savior.

We will both
be tasting
of the


copyright 2017 Ron Lucas